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Morning thoughts

Every single morning I wake up full of thoughts. Do you?Embarrassing confession: I find them remarkably interesting.

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Attachment or love: where is the borderline?

Buddhists believe that we should aim for a state of non-attachment, and that anyway, everything we attach ourselves to is temporary, so it’s kind of pointless to get attached. Well, that’s a gross over-simplication of a profound philosophy, but it’ll do as a definition for now. I do recognise that it may often be a […]

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Mountain Rescue: when good days go wrong in the mountains

With long experience as journalist, mountaineer, and alpine rescuer, Phillip Melchior is perfectly equipped to take us behind the news reports of life and death in the Southern Alps. He steps us through eleven dramatic and highly personal tales of alpine search and rescue, one decision at a time. “Make sure you fall in love […]

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